|Tour code: REPPNH0504-008: CAPITAL & ANGKOR TOUR
Phnom Penh, the capital of the kingdom is rich of culture and has the most bustling markets in the country. The temple complex of Angkor is one of South East Asia's historical highlights and shouldn't be missed by tourists traveling in Cambodia. The temples represent the national pride of the Khmers and were listed in 1992 as a World Heritage site by the UNESCO. Built between the 9th and 14th centuries with extraordinary creativity, the temples belong doubtless to one of the world’s architectural wonders.
DAY 1: PHNOM PENH - ARRIVAL
Transfer from Phnom Penh International airport to hotel.
Enjoy a Phnom Penh city tour: visit the National Museum displaying a collection of pre-Angkorian and Angkorian sculptures, the Royal Palace with the Silver Pagoda, and then Vat Phnom, the namesake of the capital city of Cambodia. If time permits, stroll through the bustling Central Market, famous for its Art-Deco architecture. Overnight at the hotel.
DAY 2: PHNOM PENH - SIEM REAP (B)
After breakfast, transfer to the domestic airport for flight Phnom Penh to Siem Reap.
Start visit the antique capital of Angkor Thom: the South Gate, the Bayon with 54 towers, each carved with four faces of the compassionate Boddhisattva, the nearby temple-mountain of Baphuon, the Royal Enclosure with the Phimeanakas temple, the Elephants Terrace and the Terrace of the Leper King.
In the afternoon, visit Angkor Vat (early-mid 12th century) dedicated to the Hindu god Vishnu. This huge temple-mountain, built by King Suryavarman II, is considered as the masterpiece of Khmer architecture and art. Sunset from Phnom Bakeng Hill, offering an outstanding view over Angkor. Overnight in SiemReap
DAY 3: SIEM REAP (B)
After breakfast, explore the monastic complex of Preah Khan whose name means « Sacred Sword », the small island temple of Neak Pean, and then Ta Som. These three temples were built by King Jayavarman VII and illustrate the preeminence of Mahayana Buddhism during his reign.
Continue to visit the twin temples of Thommanon and Chau Say Tevoda (early 12th century), the unfinished temple-mountain of Ta Keo, the Srah Srang holy pond, Bantey Kdei and then the scenic Ta Prohm monastery, left to the devouring jungle. Overnight in Siem Reap.
DAY 4: SIEM REAP (B)
After breakfast, drive to the Kulen range and take a walk through the forest (45 minutes) to reach Kbal Spean, the “River of 1.000 Lingas” where the symbol of the Hindy god Shiva has been repeatedly chiseled into the rocky riverbed. It was believed that the lingas spiritually fertilized the waters that irrigated the rice fields below.
Visit the famous temple of Bantey Srey “the Citadel of Women”. This small pink sandstone temple (late 10th century) is considered as the crown jewel of classical Khmer art with the delicate beauty of its carvings. Continue to Bantey Samre (mid 12th century), which has been admirably restored.
Overnight in Siem Reap.
DAY 5: SIEM REAP – DEPARTURE (B)
After breakfast, Visit Floating village and take a boat trip on Tonle Sap. Then return to town and transfer to visit the "Chantiers Ecoles - Les Artisans d'Angkor" which provides training to young Cambodians in an effort to revive the ancient Khmer traditions of stone carving and wood sculpting. Stroll around the local market.
Afternoon, free leisure till transfer to Siem Reap airport in the afternoon.
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- Tours and transfer as A/C bus
- Domestic flight ticket PNH-REP
- Accommodations based on twin/double sharing
- English Speaking Local Guide
- Meals as indicated in the program
- Sightseeing as mentioned
- Entry fee as tours stated
- Service charge & Government tax
- Confirmation of room & price are subject to space availability at the time of booking only
- All rates are subject to change without prior notices
- All above itinerary is flexible, depending on arrival or departure flights of passengers
- Ground operator reserved the right to amend or adjust itinerary to match with real situation
- Personal expenses, insurance, Tips, Drinks, Others meals and any others those not mentioned in itinerary
- International flight to SiemReap (or back). Airport tax in Cambodia: domestic 6USD, and international 25USD
Phnom Penh: Mittapheap Hotel or similar – superior www.mittpheaphotel.com
Siem Reap: Angkor Holiday Hotel *** superior www.angkorholidayhotel.com
Phnom Penh: Phnom Penh Hotel **** superior www.phnompenhhotel.com
Siem Reap: Stung Siem Reap Hotel **** superior www.Steungsiemreaphotel.com
Phnom Penh: Intercontinental Hotel ***** deluxe www.intercontinental.com
Siem Reap: Hotel de la Paix ***** deluxe www.hoteldelapaixangkor.com
- Additional for half-board with 4 lunches at local restaurant: US$ 38 per person.
- Additional for Full-board with 4 lunches & 4 Diners at local restaurant: US$75 per person.
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